Blood and Guts
Gloria Burley's book is a compelling view of our hospital system. A nurse with experience in urban and Outback hospitals, Gloria tells it as she saw it: the dedication of medical professionals doing their best for their patients but also the limitations of people who are after all only human. Her story will ring true anywhere the pressures are high and the resources scarce. We all end up in hospital sooner or later, and myths about what we can expect abound, which accounts for the popularity of medical TV shows. Reading this book will show you what really happens after the anaesthetist turns up the gas... 50% of the royalties from this book will be donated to Charlie Teo's Cure for Life Foundation to help fund advancements in the treatment of brain cancer, which is one of the most common life-threatening tumors in children
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